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Getting from Lima Airport to Miraflores

Miraflores is considered to be the main tourist hot spot in Lima, composed of hotels, restaurants, bars, nightclubs, and malls. The resort is located 18 km southeast of Lima Airport. The are three feasible means of transportation to Miraflores: taxi, private transfer or the cheaper Airport Express Lima bus.

A Lima Airport taxi usually lasts 30 to 45 minutes and the customary fare among companies is €20 (PEN 79). Besides the many taxi companies, The Airport Express Lima buses carry a decent reputation as an alternative transportation option. Bus trips last from 45 minutes to 1 hour depending on your stop in Miraflores and tickets cost €5 (PEN 20).

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How to get from Lima Airport to Miraflores by taxi

Most of the authorized taxis in Lima are operated by private companies. Those vehicles carry clear taxi signs on the roof of the cars. The trip from Jorge Chávez International Lima Airport to Miraflores normally lasts 45 minutes, while a fixed €20 (PEN 79) tariff is the average transfer fee commonly charged by most companies.

Taxi fare from Lima Airport to Miraflores

Most authorized taxi companies in Lima are owned by private companies and thus prices and deals might vary among operators. However, in order to attract tourists and simplify the transfer market, they keep the price to Miraflores around €20 (PEN 79) for a regular service.

To ensure a guaranteed set fare with no hidden fees, you can pre-book a private transfer with a trusted company.



Trip Duration

45 Min

*Rates may vary unless you book your taxi in advance.

Value for Money

Taxis at Lima Airport are available 24/7 all week long.

Where do I get it from?

The taxi rank at Lima Airport is located on the ground floor outside of the main arrival’s terminal building. The taxi service counter can also be found next to the exit gates, inside the airport.


In general, taxis and private transfers from Lima Airport to Miraflores and the greater Lima area are considered the most viable and trustworthy option. Although most taxi drivers do not speak any English, their overall service quality is satisfactory with little to no issues. Moreover, the cost of the trip can be shared with another couple of people making it as cheap as a bus transfer.

Editor’s Note

Entering a random taxi from the rank is not recommended. Most of the regular Peruvian drivers are quite aggressive and will try to overcharge travellers.

Useful Tips

Unfortunately, due to poor infrastructure the trip to Miraflores can sometimes take twice the time during peak hours. Furthermore, traffic build-ups can occur at any time of day.
The airport district is one of the most dangerous in Lima, thus leaving the airport at night in search of a taxi is highly inadvisable. The airport taxi desk is the best taxi hiring option for any traveler.

How to get from Lima Airport to Miraflores by bus

The Airport Express Bus is the only official bus company offering daily connections from Lima Airport to Miraflores district.

Buses depart from the airport every hour on average and the network is open from 07:00 until 22:00. Trips to Miraflores last around 1 hour on average until the final hotel stop. Furthermore, all 4 stops are located next to the most popular hotels in Miraflores. The price for a regular one way ticket is €5 (PEN 20).

How much is the bus from Lima Airport to Miraflores?

Airport Express one way tickets from Lima Airport to Miraflores cost €5 (PEN 20). When two or more passengers have a boarding ticket for the same flight, tickets can be bought for €3.80 (PEN 15).



Trip Duration

60 Min

Waiting time for an Airport Express bus is 60 minutes during the day and night.

Value for Money

The Airport Express network to Miraflores is available from 07:00 to 22:00.

Where do I get it from?

The Airport Express Lima bus will be waiting behind the Wyndham Costa del Sol Hotel, located inside the parking area of the airport. Tickets can be purchased from the official counter at the airport, directly from the driver or online.


An Airport Express Lima bus is the best taxi alternative from Lima Airport. Offering comfortable and safe transportation through modern buses, which are complimented by experienced drivers, GPS tracking and on board-cameras. Though, buses are rarely on time due to the unpredictable traffic conditions in Lima.

Editor’s Note

It's important to note, that all stops are specifically located to ensure that you are within 5 minutes walking distance from any hotel. Miraflores is safe at all hours; the company staff on the ground can always assist you with your luggage and give you directions.

Useful Tips

Pets and other animals are not permitted on the bus. However, guide dogs or assistance animals are allowed by law, as long as there is corresponding certification.
Two way tickets are valid for one outward journey and one return journey on the specific route, specified on your booking. The tickets can be used for any scheduled bus on any day, even if it is different from what it is stated on your booking.

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If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Lima. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi from Lima Airport to Miraflores?

The average fixed taxi fare from Lima Airport to Miraflores is €20 (PEN 79). Factors, such as the time of the day and traffic do not affect the taxi fares.

For a guaranteed set-fare and a trained, English-speaking driver, you can pre-book a private transfer instead.

How much is a bus ticket from Lima Airport to Miraflores?

Regular one-way bus tickets cost €5 (PEN 20). If two or more of you  have a boarding ticket for the same flight, tickets can be bought for €3.80 (PEN 15). Tickets can be purchased through ticket machines and from the ticket counter at the airport, directly from the driver as well as online.

How far is it from Lima Airport to Miraflores?

The total distance from Lima Airport to Miraflores is 18 km. The total trip with a taxi usually takes around 45 minutes.

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